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Gmail Composing

I'm brand new to Linux Ubuntu and I'm loving it so far. Works a lot like what I'm used to from years ago ..... DOS!!!! But I have a question regarding creating an email message through gmail. I ...
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Thunderbird says incorrect username/password while configuring gmail?

I'm trying to configure my gmail with ThunderBird via IMAP. I havent enabled 2FA with my gmail account . Thunder bird says invalid username/password. I'm pretty sure what i typed was right . I have ...
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How to obtain mail icon on the top panel?

I just installed Ubuntu 13.04. In 12.04 I used gmail notifier and I had handy mail icon on the top panel. Now with 13.04 I tried few email notifiers (like gm-notifier or unity mail) and I always ...
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Mutt + Gmail: Server hostname does not match certificate

I've configured Mutt with my Gmail account, but I get this message: WARNING: Server hostname does not match certificate. Is it OK to continue? Thanks.
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Is there an alternative for Gmail? [closed]

Is there a more secure web-based alternative for Gmail with the same features? (I already know zoho-mail, but unfortunately it's not as convenient to use.)
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Firefox crashes when I open Gmail after upgrading to 14.10

Every time I open Gmail Firefox crashes, unless I open it in basic HTML mode. There are a few other websites that make it crash, and I'll try to name them here every time a website makes it crash. I ...
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“Synchronisation and Storage” option unavailable for GMail account?

I have two accounts on my TBird. The custom email account I have allows for sync and storage, where I only "download the most recent 30 days" of messages. However, the GMail account is where I ...
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Is there a Gmail Drive?

is there the gdrive in ubuntu? like windows have. Or similar
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Can claws mail or sylpheed sync gmail contacts?

I don't mean importing manually, but true syncing? If not, is there Ubuntu software which syncs gmail contacts separately, and then the above clients sync from that?
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Know my mail sending options

I am having a ubuntu server with 12.04. How I detect which mail server I am using. I can't find any listed mail servers POSTFIX, SENDMAIL etc.. Is there any settings related to gmail SMTP?
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Evolutiom Mail and Calendar Authentication Error

I am having a problem in adding my gmail id in Evolution Mail and Calendar. There is always this authentication error message. What are the possible reasons for this error and your suggestions are ...
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Making Google Calendar and Gmail the “Default Applications” for calendar and mail

I wish to integrate the Gmail and Google Calendar web interfaces with Unity. This means several things. In System Info > Default Applications set firefox 'https://mail.google.com/mail/?shva=1#inbox' ...
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How to remove (some) gmail folders in Thunderbird

I have started using gmail thru Thunderbird and every incoming email is duplicated 3 times (it will appear once in the 'Inbox' folder, once in the 'Gmail/All Mail' folder and once in the ...
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Ubuntu unity webapps not working in Ubuntu 14.10

I installed livemail and gmail in Ubuntu 14.10 but I get a blank screen. Someone said that there is an update needed about something called Unity-Schema something. Anybody knows a work around or the ...
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Facebook, twitter, gmail, windows live mail don't start when lunching application from luncher

I try to use applications facebook, Gmail, twitter and windows live from ubuntu 14.04 but all of these applications are blank like they never start. My copy of ubuntu is fresh (juste install it) and I ...
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Does someone have access to my server's postfix?

How can Google recieve emais originating from my servers IP address, unless an attacker has access? So how do I prevent an attacker from getting access? I'm very lost... short log from ...
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Thunderbird Can not connect to smtp.googlemail.com

I am using Thunderbird ( currently 16.0.2) for a long time in Ubuntu . it works perfectly . But in two weeks , I got a notification: gmail account exceeded command or bandwidth limits , and I can not ...
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Slow Google and Facebook Websites, everything else is fast

I cannot login to Google account (all Google products). I can login to Facebook, but only the login part is working, no more. I tried namebench for to find the best DNS Server and changed ...
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Unreadable font on Gmail since recent updates in Chromium

Since recent updates in the past two or three days, many of my incoming emails have become unreadable in Gmail. Specifically: This happens only in Chromium (in Gmail). If I open the affected emails ...
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Postfix Using Gmail Relay: Must issue a STARTTLS command first

I get this error: Must issue a STARTTLS command first with all sent mail. Can anyone see why? main.cf: relayhost=[smtp.gmail.com]:587 smtp_connection_cache_destinations= [smtp.gmail.com]:587 #TLS ...
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Can't send email with Thunderbird and Gmail

I configured my Gmail account in Ubuntu 14.04 with Thunderbird. I only can receive mail but cannot send it. I am looking for a solution but with basic configuration it is not possible. Version of ...
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Opera 12 Lags on Gmail

I've searched for too long and couldn't find anything useful. Most of the issues I found are for older versions and are about IPv6, which I don't think is the problem here. The problem on arises on ...
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How to make Gmail open when clicking mailto: links in the same browser it is clicked?

I just installed 12.04 and when clicking mailto: links Thunderbird opens. I want Gmail to open in the browser that the mailto: link is clicked. So if I am in Firefox and click a mailto: link a new FF ...
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What is supposed to happen when you install Gmail webapp?

I have installed Gmail (and other Google as well) webapps into Ubuntu 14.04 64-bit. After that I rebooted the system hoping that webapps will integrate into the system. But after logging back to the ...
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Why does ubuntu 13.10 keep asking for my gmail password?

After upgrading to 13.10, I am now getting a prompt for my gmail password every time I log in. There is no indication as to which service or application needs this information. If I enter the correct ...
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Download file doesn't work from gmail webapp in ubuntu 14.04?

I thought I would give the new webapps of 14.04 that run in their own browser a chance, so I tried using the gmail web app. I am surprised to find I cannot even download attachments -- though I see ...
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How to set company gmail account on Empathy

Hi, We are using Ubuntu 12.04 LTS in our company. I am given Google email for business with email id like sunny@mycompany.com. All of our staff is using empathy for internal communication as well as ...
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Thunderbird didn't got the structure of folders in my mail

I’ve installed Ubuntu 14.04 and configured Thunderbird for my mail. My problem is Thunderbird didn't got the structure of the folders in my mail. Thunderbird got all the mails in the Inbox folder. ...
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Unable to send email using ssmtp from home computer

After opening the port and having no success, I disabled the belkin router completely. So now there is no firewall blocking traffic. However, I continue to get the following error: ssmtp: Cannot open ...
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Which email client works best with GMail IMAP?

I use GMail (and I use labels intensively) and because of having to use a very slow Internet connection now I've came to the idea that I should try using a desktop email client. What application ...
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Why can't I send emails from the command line to my gmail account

I'm using the command: echo "Test if email can be sent from server" | mail -s "Test" myaccount@gmail.com This is on an Ubuntu Server 12.04 completely up to date. To catch you up on my ...
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Web links not active in Gmail

I'm using the installed Gmail application, not from a webpage. None of the links to websites within an email, etc are active. Is there a setting to correct this?
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Forward root mail to external email address

I have a headless Ubuntu 14.04 machine which I'd like to configure to forward root mails to an external email address (gmail in this instance, not sure if that makes a difference). This is so that if ...
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How to run Thunderbird in the background?

I want to get instant notifications for new emails and I don't want to install and configure an extra program for that. Thunderbird shows notifications, so does Gmail webapp. But both of them work ...
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Using Port 587 for Secure Submission

Testing from swaks, mail is delayed indefinitely. I believe that the local mail server is configured correctly, as per the ehlo responses: thufir@dur:~$ thufir@dur:~$ telnet localhost 25 Trying ...
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I can't log in to gmail in ubuntu on an specific ISP

It's weird that I have this problem just in Ubuntu not in windows. I can't log in to gmail in Ubuntu at home (the specific ISP). But I can log in to gmail in Ubuntu (the same laptop) at the office. I ...
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how to receive e-mail on a vanity host (FQDN)

This e-mail shows in my sent messages, but never arrives locally: thufir@dur:~$ thufir@dur:~$ thufir@dur:~$ mail -f /home/thufir/Maildir/ /home/thufir/Maildir/: 0 messages thufir@dur:~$ ...
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why is my gmail account showing up in triplicate on my evolution mail app

on my ubuntu 14.04 machine I am using Evolution mail. I have various company iMap addresses and one Gmail account. My gmail account is showing in the left account list in triplicate for some reason ...
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vpn do not mask the original ip in gmails

I'm using IPVanish in Singapore. I connected to a UK server, and indeed I've got a UK IP. Then I signed for a brand new gmail address and tried to send out gmails to a friend in Singapore. However my ...
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Why do I not have the $MAIL environment variable?

I read that the $MAIL shell environment variable is one of the most common ones, and stores the location of my mailbox file, where my emails are stored. I looked into the /var/spool/mail and ...
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How to create a script which opens the browser and logins to a particular Gmail account?

I have created a bash script login.sh. I want it to open the browser and login to my Gmail account. I tried using the following command to open the browser with www.gmail.com. xdg-open ...
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How do I integrate gmail?

Can anyone give me step by step idea to install integrated gmail in Ubuntu 12.04 with screen-shots and steps till end. It would be very helpful for other new users as well.
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How to check if Unity web apps for gmail (or other) is installed?

I'm trying to integrate gmail with my Ubuntu desktop, recently upgraded to version 14.04, but I don't remember if i have previously accepted to integrate gmail with the desktop. How can I check this? ...
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How to get Gmail-like labels in Thunderbird

Is there a way to get Gmail labels shown in Thunderbird properly? That is, a label next to the subject.
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evolution: sending e-mail from gmail system account

With last system update Evolution got Gmail integration through system online accounts, and it appeared along with my usual Evolution account for Gmail. I like integration, but when I turned usual ...
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gnome gmail not working in unity

I am trying to set gmail as the default email application in my Ubuntu 14.04 LTS. Right now, the only option available at : System Settings -> Details -> Default Applications -> Mail is ...
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Gmail HTML app on Launcher feedback

I'm on the ubuntu 14.04 and I have installed Gmail in the HTML app launchable from laucher. I need help where I can send my feedback about this app, because in stock ubuntu touch browser gmail and ...
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13.10 to 14.04 LTS Firefox, email and desktop problems

I upgraded from 13.10 to 14.04 LTS last week. There are a few problems: Outlook: keeps saying to upgrade to the newest Firefox (Firefox says it's the most updated version), it won't load properly ...
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Clicking on gmail from panel indicator opens new window instead of restoring

I'm running Ubuntu 14.04, and I have Gmail installed as a web app. When the app is minimised, and I click on Gmail from the Panel Mail Indicator, it opens a new window instead of restoring the ...
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What is the terminal command for launching a web app?

In Ubuntu 14.04, We know all Web apps run in ubuntu-made browser instead of firefox. I would like Gmail and some other services Webapps (in the ubuntu made browser) to launch in the startup. To do ...